Convicted felon pleads guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm

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A Dubois man pleaded guilty in federal court to unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon charges. 

58-year-old Vincent L. Ruchlewicz was found in possession of numerous firearms on March 1, 2018. On Feb. 28, 2011, Ruchlewicz had been convicted of unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. It’s against the law for someone convicted of a crime with a prison sentence that exceeds one year to possess firearms.

Ruchlewicz will be sentenced June 3rd, 2019. He faces up to 10 years in prison, a fine of $250,000 or both.

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